Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Committee
Monday, 13th May, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: F10, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Annette Wiles 020 8726 6000 x64877  Email: annette.wiles@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

32/18

Election of the Chair

For the Members, where the Chair of the Committee isn’t in attendance, to elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Avis proposed and Councillor Woodley seconded the motion that Councillor Hall chair the meeting. The Committee agreed the motion.

 

RESOLVED: Councillor Hall was elected as Chair of the meeting.

33/18

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from Members of the Committee

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Tim Pollard.

34/18

Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on the following dates:

·       23 May 2018;

·       18 July 2018;

·       12 September 2018;

·       15 October 2018;

·       18 October 2018;

·       13 November 2018; and

·       20 November 2018.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the following meetings were agreed as an accurate record:

·       23 May 2018;

·       18 July 2018;

·       12 September 2018;

·       15 October 2018;

·       18 October 2018;

·       13 November 2018; and

·       20 November 2018.

35/18

Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of pecuniary interests.

36/18

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice from the Chair of any business not on the Agenda which should, in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

37/18

Appointment to Director of Operations pdf icon PDF 113 KB

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of Operations.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed the recommendations in the officer’s report.

·       Agreed the salary package of the Director of Operations of £119,646 per annum under the Localism Act 2011; and

·       Agreed candidate selection for interview and subsequently agreed an appointment to the post of Director of Operations from the candidate(s) detailed in the Part B appendices to the agenda.  Any appointment was to be subject to the appointment notification process as set out in section 3.4 of part 4J of the Council’s Constitution (Staff Employment Procedure Rules).

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Appointment to Director of Integration and Innovation pdf icon PDF 101 KB

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of Integration and Innovation.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed the recommendation in the officer’s report:

·       Agreed candidate selection for interview and subsequently agreed an appointment to the post of Director of Integration and Innovation from the candidate(s) detailed in the Part B appendices to the agenda.  Any appointment was to be subject to the appointment notification process as set out in section 3.4 of part 4J of the Council’s Constitution (Staff Employment Procedure Rules).

 

39/18

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

Minutes:

The following motion was put and it was agreed by the Committee to exclude the press and public for the remainder of the meeting.

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

40/18

Appointment to Director of Operations (Part B)

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of Operations.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed to appoint Annette McPartland as the Director of Operations.

 

41/18

Appointment to Director of Integration and Innovation (Part B)

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of Integration and Innovation.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed to appoint Rachel Soni as the Integration and Innovation.